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Program News
Girls' Program

2016-17 Summer Camp
Summer Camp is full for all weeks and grades. If you would like to be placed on the wait list or for additional information, please contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte. The field trip calendar is now available.

2017-18 School Year Registration
Registration for the 2017-18 school year will be held on the following dates at our main offices located at 1724 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda.

  • Thursday, July 13th, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 20th, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 27th, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Printable registration forms and other information will be available here on our website at the end of June. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contact Girls Program Director, Natalie Duarte, with questions.

Teen Program 2016-2017

Eureka! is a national, five-year program created by Girls Inc. to encourage girls to explore career paths in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The program consists of four weeks of intensive programming during the summer (years 1-4) and additional sessions throughout the school year. Download the brochure to learn more about the Eureka! program.

For more information, please call Barbara Krummel at 510-521-1743 ext. 207.

Passport to Success
Girls in grades 6-12 can sign up for their very own Passport to Success! Passport to Success is a FREE resource series that takes place on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Girls Inc. of the Island City. The series empowers girls by enabling them to learn new information, acquire and develop skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. The series is comprised of five workshops that promote college readiness, self-sufficiency, leadership, personal safety, and positive decision making. Please check back in August for more information.

Questions? Call Barbara Krummel at 510-521-1743 ext. 207.

Alameda Island Kids

Alameda Island Kids logoAlameda Island Kids is a service provided by Girls Incorporated of the Island City since 1981 We provide state licensed, on-site child care specially designed to care for boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade at six elementary schools in Alameda. Currently the service is offered at Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, Lum, and Otis Elementary Schools. At each school site, we maintain safe, quality centers while adhering to the required school-age ratio of 14 children to 1 adult. For more information, visit our Alameda Island Kids page.

Latest News & Events
Party with a Purpose

Save the Date for
Party! with a Purpose

Saturday, September 16, 2017
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral Platia
4700 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland

If you attended Party! with a Purpose last year, you know what a spectacular evening it was, including a glorious sunset. This year's event promises to be even better!

Enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the San Francisco Bay Area while you:

  • Dine on a variety of savory and sweet culinary presentations from top chefs and restaurants at their exclusive stations
  • Drink award-winning wines, craft beers, and exceptional spirits
  • Dance the night away under the stars
  • Delight in performances by unique and amazing artists

Party! with a Purpose is supported by generous sponsors and food, beverage, and entertainment donors. If you would like to sponsor this event, please call Diane at 510-521-1743, ext. 201. We offer several opportunities with benefits to enhance your company's or organization's visibility.

Stay tuned for more exciting details including participating chefs, wineries, mixologists, and entertainment!

Check out GRUFF,
one of our newest and most popular Girls Programs

GRUFF, Girls Reading to Understanding Furry Friends, is a fun and innovative reading literacy program in partnership with Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter (FAAS). It provides girls the opportunity to practice reading in a non-judgmental environment while helping to socialize shelter animals. GRUFF was featured on KTVU Fox 2's Bay Area People with Claudine Wong. View the segment here.